Divorced

Silver Screen Actor
Melvyn Douglas

Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg

Age

80

Born

Friday 05 Apr 1901

Died

4 Aug 1981

Other Partners

Helen Douglas

Married

2 children together

1931

Professional Partners

Melvyn Douglas Siblings

George Hesselberg

Brother

Other Partners

Professional Partners

Siblings

Rosalind Hightower

Rosalind Hightower

His Other Children

Peter Douglas

with Helen Douglas

Mary Douglas

with Helen Douglas

Children Together

Her Other Children

Melvyn Douglas
Bio Details

Full name

Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg

Gender

Male

Age

80

Date of birth

Friday 05 Apr 1901

Birth place

Macon, Georgie, USA

Date of death:

4 Aug 1981

Place of death

New York, USA

Cause of death

Pneumonia

Occupations

Actor

Broadway Actor

Social Activist

Changed his surname from Hesselberg to Douglas to avoid anti-semitic slurs.

Academy Awards:

1964 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Hud
1980 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Being There

Golden Globe Awards

1980 - Best Supporting Actor, Apocalypse Now and Being There

Trivia

Melvyn Douglas Family

Melvyn Douglas's parents:

Melvyn Douglas's father was Edouard Hesselberg Melvyn Douglas's mother was Lena Hesselberg


Melvyn Douglas's children:

Melvyn Douglas's son is Peter Douglas Melvyn Douglas's daughter is Mary Douglas


Melvyn Douglas's current partners:

Melvyn Douglas's wife was Helen Douglas Melvyn Douglas's wife was Rosalind Hightower


Melvyn Douglas's siblings:

Melvyn Douglas's brother is George Hesselberg


Melvyn Douglas's in laws:

Melvyn Douglas's father in law was Walter Gahagan Melvyn Douglas's mother in law was Lillian Gahagan Melvyn Douglas's brother in law was Frederick Gahagan Melvyn Douglas's brother in law was William Gahagan Melvyn Douglas's sister in law was Lillian Gahagan Melvyn Douglas's brother in law is Walter Gahagan


Melvyn Douglas FameChain Links

Academy Award Winners 1964 - The 36th

Other people in this association:

Patricia Neal 1964

Sidney Poitier 1964

Tony Richardson 1964

more...

Academy Award Winners 1980 - The 52nd

Other people in this association:

Dustin Hoffman 1980

Sir Alec Guinness CBE 1980

Sally Field 1980

more...

Golden Globe Award Winners 1980 - The 37th

Other people in this association:

Peter Sellers 1980

Sir Roger Moore CBE 1980

Dustin Hoffman 1980

more...

Rosalind Hightower
Bio Details

Full name

Rosalind Hightower

Gender

Female

Trivia

Rosalind Hightower Family

Rosalind Hightower's children:

Rosalind Hightower's step-son is Peter Douglas Rosalind Hightower's step-daughter is Mary Douglas


Rosalind Hightower's current partners:

Rosalind Hightower's husband was Melvyn Douglas


Rosalind Hightower's in laws:

Rosalind Hightower's father in law was Edouard Hesselberg Rosalind Hightower's mother in law was Lena Hesselberg Rosalind Hightower's brother in law is George Hesselberg